The Drake Curse Has Finally Been Broken As Toronto Raptors Win First Ever NBA Title
Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win their first ever NBA title and it once and for all ended the Drake curse.
In the last few years any failure in sport has been able to be traced back to one man, Drake.
The rapper has been pictured with so many sports stars and whenever they've failed that image has cropped up.
Anthony Joshua promised to break the curse against Andy Ruiz Jr and it hit him perhaps hardest of all, or at least Ruiz did.
But on Thursday night the Toronto Raptors, the team Drake supports, broke the curse when they beat Golden State Warriors 114-110 to win the NBA Finals with a game to spare, and the Toronto native was loving it:
DRAKE IS FIRED UP!!!! The Toronto #Raptors are #NBA champions! pic.twitter.com/X5CCOAuup1
- TSN (@TSN_Sports) June 14, 2019
Drake ban officially over. VIP tickets for #ASRoma at the Olimpico whenever you want them. Congratulations @Raptors https://t.co/92Kpij05xM
- AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) June 14, 2019
When you realize the Drake curse is over. pic.twitter.com/pHKIEl2AUT
- House of Highlights (@HoHighlights) June 14, 2019
Drake really can't believe that his curse has been broken! #NBAFINALS
- Ferocious Gentleman :flag_ht: (@Zeke_TheProfit) June 14, 2019
What you simpletons failed to realize is that it's never been a curse, drake just been stealing all these champions life force to give to the raptors
- BT (@NotSnark) June 8, 2019
"The Drake Curse" gotta be the name of his next album
- Rob Markman :thought_balloon: (@RobMarkman) June 8, 2019
Only man that can defeat the Drake curse pic.twitter.com/mC6QAEOkvI
- Carson Shirley (@CarsonShirley94) June 14, 2019
All those "Drake Curse" were sacrifices:bangbang:
- #ItsLowe (@KentrezLowe) June 14, 2019
The Raptors topped the Atlantic division for the second time in a row, and just the sixth time in their history, before beating Orlando 4-1 and Philadelphia 4-3 on the way to the Conference final.
They played Milwaukee Bucks in the final, who'd beaten them to the top of the Eastern Conference in the regular season, winning 4-2 to set up the series against Golden State.
Golden State had been in the previous four Finals and won on three occasions whilst the Canadian side had never got to the the Finals.
The Raptors won the first of the series and, despite Golden State making it one game each, they never relinquished the lead. They went behind in the third quarter on Thursday but came roaring back to secure their first championship and end the curse.
Or did they...